Edinburgh

SLHF "The Opening Up of Calton Hill"

Date: 
24 Aug 2011

Regent Bridge and the Opening Up of Calton Hill is Eric's latest article in Scottish Local History Forum Issue 81 - August 2011.

Opening Up Calton Hill

Start : 
11 Oct 2010 - 19:30
End : 
11 Oct 2010 - 20:30
Type: 
Talk
Location: 

Drummond Community Centre at Drummond Community High School.

Broughton History Society.

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Calton Hill
G Marsh © 2009

Suffragists: the Passive Force

Start : 
9 Oct 2009 - 09:30
End : 
9 Oct 2009 - 10:30
Type: 
Talk
Location: 

Quaker Meeting House
7 Victoria Street
Edinburgh
www.quakerscotland.org/central-edinburgh

An illustrated talk as part of this years celebration of the 1909 Votes for Women march through Edinburgh.

Hosted by the Society of Friends.

More information on the strong>Votes for Women exhibition at the Museum of Edinburgh website: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/internet/Leisure/Museums_and_galleries

Kidnap, Coercion and Ransom

Start : 
14 Feb 2007 (All day)
Type: 
Talk
Location: 

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh.

Author Eric Graham recounts the famous tale of abduction and revenge told be the Edinburgh celebrity 'Indian Pete' Williamson which was believed to be the inspiration for Stevenson's Kidnapped.

Long John Silver and Robert Louis Stevenson

Start : 
20 Feb 2007 (All day)
Type: 
Talk
Location: 

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh.

The model for Robert Louis Stevenson's immortal pirate character Long John Silver and his band of old cut-throats is traced back through pirate history.

Bridge Readings: Angus Peter Campbell

Start : 
20 Sep 2007 (All day)
Type: 
Poetry
Location: 

The Augustine Church, Edinburgh.

Poetry reading.

The List

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Black People in Edinburgh during the Slavery Era

Start : 
22 Sep 2007 (All day)
Type: 
Talk
Location: 

Museum of Edinburgh, Canongate.

Illustrated talk.

Museum of Edinburgh: It Didn't Happen Here - Edinburgh's Links with the Transatlantic Slave Trade

The Records of the High Court of Admiralty of Scotland 1627-1750

The Records of the High Court of Admiralty of Scotland 1627-1750

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A catalogue of the 3,700 cases heard by this court with synopsis of the case, its pursers and defenders. Offers a unique insight in Scots dealings at home and abroad - including slaving, piracy, privateers and transatlantic ventures.

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